Block ip Trap

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15 May, 2024
Fire Risk May Threaten Energy Storage Boom

As the world accelerates its transition to renewable energy sources, the deployment of energy storage solutions has surged to meet the demands of this ongoing transformation. Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) capacity is likely to quintuple...

Brian Cashion

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15 May, 2024
Embracing New Fire Safety Standards for BESS

On April 19, 2019, a thermal runaway event took place in a battery energy storage unit (ESS) located within a building in Surprise, Arizona. The ESS was provided with fire detection and fire suppression, which both activated. Approximately five...

Doug Fisher

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15 May, 2024
Got Power? ESS offers a solution to increasing extreme weather

The summer of 2023 was the hottest in recorded history, hitting the United States with disproportionate force. A climatology report by 

Jim Brown

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15 May, 2024
Supercharging Battery Energy Storage Infrastructure

The global power industry is changing rapidly. First and foremost, utilities are seeing increased public pressure from consumers to source their energy via more renewable methods. Yet business and industry are also exerting more pressure for change...

Anthony LaMantia

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22 Apr, 2024
Technology and Design Considerations to Reduce Footprint in Energy Storage Systems

Battery energy storage is a critical technology to reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and build a low carbon future. Renewable energy generation is fundamentally different from traditional fossil fuel energy generation in that energy cannot be...

John Turner and Dave Dong

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15 Jan, 2024
Precision Humidity Measurement Drives Fuel Cell Development Forward

Not enough people know that hydrogen fuel cells are a zero-emission energy technology. Even fewer know water vapor's outsized role in electrochemical processes and reactions. Producing electricity through a clean electrochemical process with...

Anu Pulkkinen

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15 Jan, 2024
‘Driving’ Change: EV Tax Credit Revolution Unveiled in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable transportation, a ground-breaking shift is here: 2024 ushers in a revolutionary change in Electric Vehicle (EV) tax credits in the United States. Under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a 

Greg Reimer

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15 Jan, 2024
Reaching Pricing Parity: Public EV fast charger vs. traditional fuel

The fact that EV charging is currently cheaper than filling up your traditional gas tank has set a precedent that public EV charging will always remain less expensive. This is certainly a good thing to support the adoption of EVs, but the high...

Cole Rosson

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15 Jan, 2024
The Key to Accelerated EV Adoption

Building a sustainable future isn't a puzzle solved with one solution – it’s a concerted effort among multiple industries. Electrifying the transportation sector is pivotal to achieving the bigger picture, and consumers are embracing the...

Ken Munson

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15 Jan, 2024
5 Factors to Consider in When Choosing Your O&M Partner

Adhering to contractual uptime commitments amid O&M budget constraints is a contentious reality for all asset owners regardless of their field. As the demand for renewable energy continues to increase, the need for reliable operation and...

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